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Ar Rafay'ah Destination Guide

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Ar Rafay'ah in the region of Ad Daqahlīyah is a place in Egypt - some 88 mi (or 141 km) North-East of Cairo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Ar Rafay'ah is now 05:30 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tyre, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Mit ash Shuyukh or Ar Rafay'ah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Taftish as Sarw, Mit Sharif, Mit Murajjah Salsil, Mit Khudayr, Kafr Hajjaj and Al Jamaliyah. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Damietta University

Damietta University is an extension of Mansoura University in Damietta, in the Damietta Governorate in Egypt. The idea of opening classes for some faculties there began when the number of Mansoura University students in Damietta increased. The decision to open branch colleges followed.

More reading: Damietta University homepage
Located at 31.22, 31.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Damietta, Universities in Egypt


Caphutkia (also Capotakia or Kapotakia) in Aramaic קפוטקיא, קפוטקאי, קפודקאי, (later Katpatuka in Old Persian) was the name used in mediaeval Jewish and Syriac writings for the town in the vicinity of the former Ptolemaic city of Pelusium and its later Arab counterpart Damietta. Caphutkia is mentioned in the Targums and the Syriac commentary on Genesis where it is identified with the locality called Caphtor in the Bible.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.22, 31.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Medieval Egypt


Damietta, also known as Damiata, or Domyat, is a port and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt. It is located at the Damietta branch, a distributary of the Nile, 15 kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea, about 200 kilometres north of Cairo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.22, 31.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Crusade places, Damietta, Governorate capitals in Egypt, Nile River Delta, Populated coastal places in Egypt, Populated places in Damietta Governorate